Willamina residents protest rate hikes

WILLAMINA — City Manager Bob Sivick told a group of residents lambasting the city for raising sewer and water rates that otherwise, the day would come  when they turn on the tap and nothing ...

Sheridan Fire hosts events

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fire District will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Both events will be held at the main station at 230 S.W. ...

Sheridan budget meeting set

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District will hold its initial 2017-18 budget meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the district office. Officers will be elected and Superintendent Steve Sugg will deliver ...

Sheridan May Day marks 100th

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will mark the 100th anniversary of its venerable May Day celebration Saturday, May 6. The event will open at 3 p.m. in the new gym. A May pole program and dessert ...

Willamina sets public hearing on sewer, water rate hikes

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council will hold a public hearing at 6 tonight at the West Valley Fire Station to take citizen input on a proposed 20 percent increase in water rates and 3 percent ...

Faulconer-Chapman: A 'culture of chaos'

SHERIDAN — Superintendent Steve Sugg and the Sheridan School Board came under fire for the second time in two months Wednesday night. Angry parents demanded something be done to improve the learning ...

Victim's family issues statement

A GoFundMe page has been established to benefit the family of James Osredkar of Sheridan, who died in a motorcyclc crash while returning home from work on Highway 22. It can be accessed at https://www.gofundme.com/james-ozredkar-memorial. The ...

Sheridan awards playground contract

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council awarded a playground equipment contract to Playcraft Systems of Grants Pass for just under $54,000 at its Monday night meeting. The playground structure is part ...

Submitted photos##Sheridan firefighters quickly brought a house fire under control Wednesday evening.

Firefighters battle house fire in Sheridan

SHERIDAN -- Firefighters battled a house fire in the 200 block of North Bridge Street Wednesday evening. The fire was reported just after 6 p.m. and under control by about 6:36,  the Sheridan Fire ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A Sheridan man was killed Friday morning in a motorcycle crash on Highway 22 in Polk County.

Sheridan man killed in motorcycle crash; McMinnville resident charged

A McMinnville resident has been charged in connection with the alleged hit-and-run death of a Sheridan motorcyclist early Friday morning. Oregon State Police Lt. Fred Testa, who oversees the McMinnville ...

State funding uncertainty causes angst in Willamina

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick delivered a mixed economic report to the Willamina School Board last week. The board found one element concerning while the other was well received. For ...

Willamina opens new city manager process

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council began a process at Friday night’s special meeting to determine how it will replace City Manager Bob Sivick, who plans to vacate the post next month, after ...

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Faulconer-Chapman School teacher Glenna Berry, center, leads students Ronan Boekhoff, right and Elexis Scott through a reading exercise at the school Friday, March 17, as part of the school s reading intervention program.

'Ready, read!' ... Faulconer-Chapman is all in

SHERIDAN — Mindy Arthur gathered a small group of Faulconer-Chapman School kindergärtners around her for a 45-minute reading block as part of the school’s involvement in the Oregon Response ...

Willamina city manager resigns

WILLAMINA — City Manager Bob Sivick has resigned, effective the end of May, after 10 months of service. He succeeded Ross Schultz, who resigned after less than five months. “The decision to ...

Restructuring due at Faulconer-Chapman

SHERIDAN — Ryan Sticka’s position as vice principal at Faulconer-Chapman School in Sheridan will be eliminated next year, Superintendent Steve Sugg told the school board last week. He cited ...

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